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ask for / pedir
ask for   ask
A. -intransitive verb + preposition
1. (=request)   pedir,   solicitar more formal usage
·he wrote asking for help
escribió pidiendo or more formal usage solicitando ayuda
·to ask for something [back]
·pedir que se devuelva algo
2. (=look for)
·to ask for somebody
·preguntar por somebody, someone
·there'noun someone asking for you at reception
·hay alguien en recepciónoun que pregunta por ti
3. (in idiomatic phrases)
a. he is [all] I could ask for in a son =   tiene todo lo que podría pedirle a un hijo
b. he asked for [it]! =   ¡él se lo ha buscado!
c. you're asking for a good [smack]! =   ¡si sigues así, te vas a ganar una buena bofetada!
d. it'noun just asking for [trouble] =   eso no es otra cosa que buscarse problemas
B. -transitive verb + preposition
a. to ask somebody [for] something =   pedir algo a somebody, someone
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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